Triple threat: Trio savagely assaults, robs teen in Sunset Park

Teen terrors: Cops are searching for three teenagers suspected of brutally robbing a young man in Sunset Park earlier this month.
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Cops are hunting for three goons who they suspect brutally beat a 19-year-old in Sunset Park on Oct. 8, leaving him bloodied and stealing his backpack.

Surveillance cameras captured the vicious attack unfold at 2pm on 56th Street near Sixth Avenue, with footage showing the trio ambushed their victim from behind before hurling him onto the street between the curb and a parked car.

The brutes then laid into the outnumbered young man, punching him and kicking him until one of the suspects pulled a knife and cut the backpack off his back, after which the gang fled on foot, police said.

The victim was taken to Lutheran Medical Center, where he received treatment to a nasty gash on the right side of his head, according to authorities.

Officers described all three suspects as teenagers around 5-feet, 10-inches tall.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577–8477. The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. All tips are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Colin Mixson at or by calling (718) 260-4505.
Updated 3:11 pm, October 31, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

Barry from Kenya says:
I bet their from that caravan I bean hereing a bout.
Oct. 31, 2018, 3:08 pm
Barry from Kenya says:
No Barry, they are from one of the millions of caravans the Democrats already let in. It’s time to stop them before they destroy this country any further. This is the party of crime on display here.
Oct. 31, 2018, 5:29 pm
Barry from Kenya says:
Hey Barry, you're an idiot / coward!
Oct. 31, 2018, 7:03 pm
Outraged from Sunset Park says:
Where mass incarceration ends, mass chaos begins.
Nov. 1, 2018, 8:20 am
Courtney says:
What did he have in that backpack that was so valuable? Drugs?
Nov. 1, 2018, 8:22 am
Johnny Sack from Windsor Terrace says:
Nov. 1, 2018, 8:27 am
MJ from Bay Ridge says:
Disrupting gentrification in Sunset Park
Nov. 1, 2018, 8:52 am
SunsetLocal from Sunset Park says:
The amount of racism that pervades the comment section of this paper is disgusting.
Nov. 1, 2018, 2:28 pm
Jamie Woo from Sunset Park says:
I don’t know who they are, but judging by the pictures and article it’s probably some kind of Central American gang activity by illegal immigrants.
Nov. 1, 2018, 4:44 pm
Louis Chevrolet from ENY says:
Henry Ford?
Nov. 2, 2018, 1:25 pm
Benny from Park Slope says:
Gotta love the right-wing semi-literates posting here with their spittle-flecked hatred of "libruls." Here's the deal: Anyone who still backs Trump after he blatantly and publicly lied (again!) at one of his Nuremberg rallies about what did and didn't happen on 9/11 is a traitor. Period. #BlueWave, losers. As for the scumbag thugs in the video above, my guess is they don't know a Repug from a Dem from a hole in the ground.
Nov. 2, 2018, 4:19 pm
Pina109 from Bay Ridge says:
So now how does Bozo DiBlasio feel about Stop and Frisk? I see a gun on the floor Would he?
Nov. 3, 2018, 8 am
McKaila says:
You know what part of the problem is? The person who was with the child on the tricycle turned and walked away.
Nov. 3, 2018, 10:40 am

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